2nd, 3rd, 4th day hair – Refers to the number of days since you last styled your hair. If you styled your hair yesterday, today you have 2nd … Continue reading
There are many products and styling techniques that will help you tame, stretch, smooth or enhance your curls, kinks, and coils. However, there’s no way to flat out … Continue reading
Sealing is the process of applying oil, hair butter, conditioner or cream to wet or damp hair to lock in moisture and protect from split ends. Learn how Sealing … Continue reading
Apple Cider Vinegar (ACV) rinses are a great way to remove product build up, restore your hair’s pH level, and impart a nice sheen to your hair. Dilute … Continue reading
Clarifying is the act of removing product build up and residue from the hair. Even if you are silicone free, natural oils and hair butters can build up over … Continue reading
This is completely up to you. Most hair stylist would suggest getting a trim every 8- 12 weeks. Natural hair guru, Anthony Dicky, of Hair Rules salon suggest that … Continue reading
Shrinkage refers to way curly hair “shrinks” or gets shorter when it is wet and in it’s natural state. All curly hair experiences shrinkage, the tighter the curl … Continue reading
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TWA (Teeny Weeny Afro) a tiny afro that is too short to style or twist, usually about 2 inches or shorter.
The Big Chop (BC) refers to cutting off all the relaxed ends of leaving only your natural texture. This is the hair cut that takes you from transitioning … Continue reading
Cones (short for silicones) are found in many hair care products such as conditioners, serums, and heat protecting creams. They coat the hair shaft making hair softer and … Continue reading
Sulfates also called surfactants, are chemicals added to hair products to help crate lather. Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS) and Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES) are chemicals that are commonly … Continue reading
The Curly Girl (CG) method refers to the method of care set by Lorraine Massey’s book “Curly Girl.” A few of the things she suggest is using sulfate … Continue reading
“Slip” refers to the slippery smooth feeling some products leave your hair with which also allows for easier detangling. Products with silicones in them usually provide the best … Continue reading
“No Poo” is a term originally coined by Lorraine Massey in her book “Curly Girl”. No Poo (short for no shampoo) refers to eliminating shampoo from your … Continue reading